Boquete is Panama’s premier mountain destination located close to the Costa Rica border, the centerpiece is the Baru Volcano, a 11,400 ft. inactive volcano that towers over the area with majestic views, The rich volcanic soil makes for a lush flora and fauna. Attractions include spectacular mountain views, world-class rafting and kayaking, golf, coffee farm tours, bird-watching, hiking, horseback riding. a thrilling zipline canopy tour, year-round spring climate, and a quaint friendly town.
Boquete coffee regularly wins the top awards in international competitions.
Boquete became famous for retirement when the AARP ( American Association for Retired Persons) chose it as one of the 5 top places in the world to retire- a rating based on safety, beauty, climate and cost-of-living. Fortune magazine’s Retirement Guide selected Boquete as one of the 5 best places in the world to retire.
A picturesque mountain town just two hours from Panama City, El Valle is a great getaway from the hustle and heat of the city.
On the other side of the Baru Volcano from Boquete, lies Volcan, a mountain destination rivaling Boquete in natural beauty.